Dr. Michael Schafer MD

Orthopedic Surgeons in Chicago, IL

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Dr. Michael Schafer specializes in orthopedic surgery in Chicago, Illinois.

Dr. Michael Schafer has been compared 168 times. Details of Dr. Schafer's 48 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at University of Iowa are available on your free doctor report.


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Dr. Michael Schafer
680 N Lake Shore Dr
Suite 1000
Chicago, IL 60611

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 Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Michael Schafer has been identified as specializing in Orthopedic Surgery.

Accepted Insurance

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Dr. Michael Schafer accepts the following plan at 680 N Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL

  • Aetna

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 Hospital Affiliation

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Dr. Schafer attended medical school at University of Iowa College of Medicine and graduated in 1967 having 48 years experience.

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